Late-night meeting set hiring in motion

By: Tom Murphy
Published: Thursday, December 6, 2012
Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema, right, and Arkansas athletics director Jeff Long walk into the Raymond Miller Room on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, for a press conference announcing Bielema as the Razorbacks' football coach.
Photo by Michael Woods
Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema, right, and Arkansas athletics director Jeff Long walk into the Raymond Miller Room on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, for a press conference announcing Bielema as the Razorbacks' football coach.

Two days after Bret Bielema’s Wisconsin Badgers crushed Nebraska 70-31 to win the Big Ten Championship Game, he was meeting with Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long to discuss the Razorbacks’ vacant head coaching position.

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Sports, Pages 23 on 12/06/2012

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